bipolar bipolar  /baɪ ˈpoʊ lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to manic depressive illness
  2. (adj) of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions
  3. (adj) having two poles

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A PTI cover story on bipolar youth.
  2. It shows that many people with bipolar disorder are high functioning professional members of society.
  3. Scientists can't point to one lobe that makes a person bipolar, but they have identified several areas that are involved in ways they are just beginning to understand.

News

  1. Fluance® Expands the XL Speaker Series with the New XLBP Bipolar Surround Sound Speakers

    The Fluance XLBP Wide Dispersion Bipolar Surround Sound Speakers provide customers with a high end and cost effective bipolar solution for only $199 a pair. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10864703.htm
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Research and Markets: GeneSIC GA08JT17-247 Super Junction Bipolar Silicon Carbide Transistor - Detailed Reverse ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "GeneSIC GA08JT17-247 Super Junction Bipolar Silicon Carbide Tran
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Alzheimer’s Drug Memantine Helps Improve Cognition in Bipolar Disorder

    Memantine, a common drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, was found to improve cognitive dysfunction in bipolar disorder, according to new research presented at the 10th International Conference on Bipolar Disorders. In a clinical trial, memantine helped improve cognitive deficits in bipolar patients who were in euthymia (a relatively stable mood state), compared to placebo. [...]
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Psych Central

Quotes

  1. Asked what the Lakers learned from the Western Conference semifinals, which the Lakers clinched with an 89-70 win Sunday, Kobe Bryant cracked: "That we're bipolar."
    on May 17, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: USA Today

  2. "One of the key challenges we've got is moving into this space earlier, tackling these issues earlier and focusing more on child and adolescent mental health issues," Mr Brumby said. "Some of the problems, like bipolar (disorder) and...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: John Brumby Source: WA today

  3. "This pattern suggests that people with manic or bipolar tendencies are drawn to focus on success, money and popular fame," Dr Johnson said.
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Samuel Johnson Source: Times of India

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